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What Is Endovenous Laser Varicose Vein Surgery?

Endovenous Laser Varicose Vein Surgery

Handling Endovenous Surgery With Care And Precision: Managing Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are caused by bulging, purplish-colored blood vessels beneath the skin. Usually, this affects the lower body. In this situation, the vein walls weaken, and blood flows back into the veins. You may become uncomfortable as the pain becomes more severe over time. 

Varicose veins are often self-identified; thus, laboratory testing is not always necessary to determine the condition. Doctors suggest endovenous laser varicose vein surgery when the discomfort becomes more severe. This procedure helps eliminate spider veins by generating heat with a laser. 

The varicose blood vessels become sealed and contracted during endovenous laser surgery. Your varicose veins seal off, yet blood still flows via surrounding veins. This article provides thorough information on endovenous laser varicose vein surgery. Furthermore, several techniques exist for the management of varicose blood veins.

A Brief Description of Endovenous Laser Surgery

The doctors advise certain individuals to get endovenous laser surgery for varicose veins when the pain becomes intolerable. Extreme pain or discomfort is experienced during endovenous surgery with lasers as the blood vessels are removed or closed by professionals. A laser fiber-filled tube is put into them to squeeze or seal the veins. The patient remains unconscious for the duration of the treatment. 

The typical cost of healing one leg’s spider veins is $2000; however, the exact amount may vary depending on your location. Other factors influencing the cost of varicose vein treatment include the severity and stage of the health problem. You may discover the best varicose vein treatment costs by making an appointment with a nearby healthcare provider.

How Can You Get Ready For An Endovenous Laser Treatment?

You must remember certain things to prepare for endovenous laser varicose veins surgery. Here are some tips you should follow before you go for the operation: 

  • Fix an appointment with your healthcare professional who can explain the surgery procedure in detail. Do not hesitate to ask questions to your doctor. Clear your doubts about varicose vein surgery in your appointment session. 
  • At most healthcare centres, the patients undergoing varicose vein treatment are asked to complete a consent form. This consent form is necessary as it permits the doctors to do the surgery. Please review the consent form carefully before signing it. 
  • You have to inform your physician about any past health issues you might have had. In order to determine whether you are an ideal candidate for the surgical procedure, the healthcare provider will subsequently need to do a physical examination. During this physical examination, you must do certain diagnostic and blood tests. 
  • Are you allergic or sensitive to any medicine, tapes, etc? If yes, you can share your allergic issues with the doctor. So that they don’t use anything that hurts you during the operation. 
  • Healthcare professionals say a patient should not eat anything or drink water at least eight hours before the surgery. It means that after midnight, you must empty your stomach before the procedure. 
  • Some patients feel stressed due to the surgery. They need to keep their bodies relaxed before the operation. You can ask your doctor to prescribe you some medicine that assist you in relaxing. 
  • Post your surgery, you won’t be able to drive. Arrange someone who can safely drive you to your home after the varicose veins surgery. 
  • Sometimes, doctors provide other specific instructions to the patient. You need to listen and follow every instruction carefully.


Endovenous laser varicose vein surgery treatment

Steps To Perform Endovenous Laser Surgery For Varicose Veins

Endovenous treatment with lasers can be finished in just over an hour. Patients are typically left to return home the same day as their procedure by vein doctors. Let’s go over multiple steps that illustrate how this process is carried out: 

  • When you visit the hospital, a physician is going to examine you fully. You will be provided with specialist eyewear to protect your eyes against radiation during the procedure. 
  • Your doctor will give you anesthesia to make the operation’s spot numb. 
  • The patient’s condition at Advanced Medical Group is carefully analyzed prior to and following the treatment with the use of ultrasonography. Medical specialists can simply assess the severity of your varicose blood vessels by staring at the vein imagery on the desktop computer. 
  • The surgeon will then make an incision in your skin to place a catheter or a tube into your veins. A laser fiber is stuck inside the tube. When the doctor withdraws the catheter slowly, the laser heats the varicose veins along their length. The varicose veins get sealed by shrinking.


A disorder called varicose veins causes your blood vessels to expand and become discoloured. You eventually begin to experience discomfort from varicose veins. Some have excruciating pain or exhaustion as a result. Endovenous laser surgery is among the greatest options for treating people with spider veins. Before commencing the treatment, you must prepare yourself. To assist you in getting prepared for the varicose vein surgery, review the recommendations listed above.

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Fatima Shaik is a board certified internist and cardiologist. She specializes in general cardiology and heart rhythm disorders. She cares for patients at Advanced Medical Group in Jersey City and North Bergen. She also performs procedures at Jersey City Medical Center.

She completed her undergraduate education at NYU and received her MD degree for SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She completed her residency training at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and her cardiology fellowship at New York Presbyterian Queens. She went on for advanced training in electrophysiology at Cooper Hospital in Camden, NJ.
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Graduating summa cum laude from Rutgers University with a BA in Biological Sciences and minor in Spanish, Radhika Patel obtained experiences in outpatient medicine as well as in emergency medical services prior to pursuing a career as a physician assistant. She graduated from the Rutgers University Physician Assistant program with a Master of Science after training in cardiology, internal medicine, and urgent care, among many other fields at various hospitals and private practices throughout the state of New Jersey. She is a proud member of the team at Advanced Garden State Cardiology and looks forward to meeting with patients each day in our Jersey City office.

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Graduated from Mercy College Physician Assistant Program with a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Enrique has extensive experience in the medical field for more than 6 years.

He has clinical experience and training in internal medicine, cardiology, general and vascular surgery, hematology, oncology, and emergency medicine. He joined Dr. Richard’s practice in October of 2016. Since then, he has been a dedicated medical provider working in the Union City office and the Hematology/Oncology office in Jersey City as well.

As a Hispanic, he proudly serves his community with passion and devotion. Being able to communicate fluently with his patients allows him the opportunity to provide excellent medical care to the Hispanic community in Union City and Jersey City. Also, sharing the same language, culture, and values as his patients allows him to connect at a personal level with his patients. Enrique continues to develop his knowledge and skills constantly to continue satisfying the needs of his patients.

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Christopher Samaniego, DPM, is originally from Freehold, New Jersey. He attended college at Messiah College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology. He earned his podiatric medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and completed his surgical residency training at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI. 

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Samaniego is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He keeps up to date on the latest surgical techniques and available technology in foot and ankle care.

Prior to joining Advanced Medical Group, Samaniego studied public healthcare in Zambia and assisted in providing care to the local community. He has also presented research at the annual meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Samaniego achieved the highest rank of Eagle Scout through the Boy Scouts of America and volunteered with Troop 454 for scouts with special needs and the Freehold Public Library. In his free time, Samaniego volunteers with his local church community service and youth programs.

Samaniego resides in Jersey City, NJ and maintains his health by cycling and interval training several times a week. He explains, “Healthy doctors inspire healthy patients. I follow the same advice I give my patients, and I read constantly to become a better physician every day. I encourage my patients to ask questions and learn about the cause of their symptoms. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

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Merwin Richard, MD

Cardiologist located in Jersey City, NJ & Union City, NJ

As an established board-certified internist and cardiologist, Merwin Richard, MD, has a reputation for helping patients with the most complex of health conditions. He cares for patients at Advanced Medical Group in West New York, Jersey City, and Union City, New Jersey.

Richard began his undergraduate education in medicine at Stanley Medical College in India. He earned his doctor of medicine degree from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University before relocating to New York City.

After completing both his internship and internal medicine residency through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Richard went through advanced fellowship training. He completed a cardiovascular fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, then went on to finish a second fellowship in interventional cardiology through Mount Sinai School of Medicine (now Icahn).


Throughout his career, Richard has stayed involved in numerous research projects and previously served as a professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University). Richard went on to become the director of the first cardiac catheterization and interventional laboratory in Jersey City and has extensive training in vein treatments.

To ensure he continues staying up to date with the latest research and techniques, Richard maintains his board memberships. He’s board certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Being fluent in English,  Spanish, and Tamil gives Richard the opportunity to communicate with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Richard is currently accepting new patients.